Neo1973/OpenMoko as a laptop replacement

Andy Powell openmoko at
Sat Nov 17 10:29:51 CET 2007

On Saturday 17 November 2007 09:11, Andraž 'ruskie' Levstik wrote:
> On 09:56:25 2007-11-17 Jay Vaughan <jayv at> wrote:
> > > I really like your idea. I also think that GTA02 will have enough
> > > power for a small notebook-replacement for a bit hacking, writing
> > > or something like this.
> Here's my 0.02 euro-cents...
> Why not a laptop chassis with a tft in and an extra battery pack integrated
> and  keyboard(combo usb/bt/wireless)(hell even a mouse of some sorts) and
> then just have a plugin slot for the neo to hook in(of course this would
> require a bit of hardware addon to the neo(a vga/dvi/other) port but it
> could work out nicely...
> And have both displays be able to work at the same time(randr1.2) so that
> one could for example have a logitech g15 like display on the small screen
> of the neo and full vm on the tft...

If I can manage to push aside the feeling that people should just buy 
something like the Asus EEE PC rather than going this route... 

Why not have the neo screen act as the trackpad, ie backlight off then all 
you'd need to supply is a keyboard and 'big' screen...

Andy / ScaredyCat

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